Jaywick Martello Tower

Jaywick Martello Tower
The Promenade
Belsize Avenue
CO15 2LF






01255 822783

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A grey round Martello tower with cars parked outside of it

Jaywick Martello Tower supports creative collaborations relating to the themes of Community, Heritage and Environment that affect our lives today.

Jaywick Martello Tower is represents Environment, Community and Heritage. It pursues opportunities and ventures that make this not only a gallery, workshop space, or meeting point but all of these things.

Venue Type:

Castle or defences, Gallery, Heritage site

Opening hours

Summer Opening (April to September)

Wednesday to Sunday and bank holiday Mondays - 10am - 5pm

Winter Opening (October and March)

Saturdays and Sundays - 10.30am - 3.30pm

Admission charges

Children: Free

Adults: £1

Yearly pass: £3 (excludes events)

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
The Great War Exhibition

The Great War: Home-life and Service During 1914-1918

  • 8 August — 6 September 2014 *on now

A Touring Exhibition produced by Epping Forest District Museum and supported by The Arts Council, England on the First World War and its impact on the East of England.

Described at the time as ‘the war to end all wars', the enormous loss of life and huge sacrifices made by those fighting overseas and on the home front are explored in this exhibition, focusing on the experiences of people in the Eastern region.

The exhibition features some fascinating accounts of World War One from Essex people and music of the era. The exhibition explores activities of the 39 Home Defence Squadron at North Weald, the role of the Speal Constabulary, women's work and their campaign for suffrage, as well as the stories of servicemen who fought, lives and died for their country.

The exhibition includes children activities.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Adults £1.00
Children Free



Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Merry it was to Laugh There...

Merry It Was To Laugh There...

  • 4 September 2014 2-4pm

by Jubilant Productions to accompany the exhibition. The play is an artistic response to the centenary of the First World War. Performed by two actors of great experience and talent, it seeks to give a voice to poems and letters written by those whom experienced firsthand things we can barely imagine. It references modern conflicts and acknowledges that those we view as enemies had feelings and lives to cherish too.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17
  • 14-15


Tickets: £7 (concessions £5)